Business / Agriculture / Conservation Practice: Any technique or measure used to protect soil and water resources for which standards and specifications for installation, operation, or maintenance have been developed. Practices approved by the Natural Resources Conservation Service are compiled at each conservation district in its field office technical guide.
Conservation Adverb Synonyms: preservation, protection, safe keeping, maintenance, upkeep, management, safeguarding, husbandry, economy
Practice Noun Synonyms: pursuit, exercise, work, profession, career, vocation, conduct, business, office
Practice Adverb Synonyms: custom, wont, habit, routine, convention, tradition, rule, procedure,age, mode, style, way, modus operandi, technique or technic, praxis, MO (= 'modus operandi')
Business / Agriculture / Conservation: The management of human and natural resources to provide maximum benefits over a sustained period of time (see sustainable agriculture). In farming, conservation entails matching cropping patterns and MORE
Business / Agriculture / Best Management Practices (BMP): A conservation practice or combination of practices designed to maintain agricultural productivity while reducing point- and nonpoint- source water pollution. State water quality agencies (or their de MORE
Business / Agriculture / Agricultural Conservation Program (ACP): Administered by the Farm Service Agency, this largest and oldest conservation cost-sharing program paid farmers up to $3,500 per year as an incentive to install approved conservation practices. It was MORE